A New Method for Bulk-Quantity Synthesis of Patterned Well-Aligned ZnO Nanowire Arrays


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Large area well-aligned ZnO nanowire arrays have successfully been synthesized on an unconventional substrate: stainless-steel mesh at a low growth temperature of 400oC. The as-grown ZnO nanowires have uniform diameters about 20 nm and a strong UV peak was observed in photoluminescence spectra. The growth method provides a novel way to produce high quality ZnO nanowire arrays, and can be also used to direct the controllable growth of other nanomaterials.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 475-479)

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Z.Y. Zhong, H. Saka, T.H. Kim, E.A. Holm, Y.F. Han and X.S. Xie




X.Y. Xu et al., "A New Method for Bulk-Quantity Synthesis of Patterned Well-Aligned ZnO Nanowire Arrays", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 475-479, pp. 3509-3512, 2005

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January 2005




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